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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE:OA)?

The company in question is, Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE:OA) currently with a stock price of 73.54 (0.85% today). The market cap for Orbital ATK, Inc. is 4336.55, and is in the sector Industrial Goods, and Aerospace/Defense Products & Services industry. The target price for Orbital ATK, Inc. is 92.67. Currently Orbital ATK, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 17.3, and a forward P/E of 12.07. Average volume for Orbital ATK, Inc. is 703.75 and so far today it is 124993.

Performance in the last year for Orbital ATK, Inc. has been -5.95%. For EPS growth, Orbital ATK, Inc. has seen a growth of 41.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 9.85%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -20.10% over the last five years and could be 10.13% for the next five years. Orbital ATK, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at *TBA, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 137.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.74%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -11.44%.

Since the IPO date for Orbital ATK, Inc. on the 10/03/1990, Orbital ATK, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -17.48%. With Orbital ATK, Inc. trading at 73.54, the dividend yield is 1.65%, and the EPS is 4.21.

So could Orbital ATK, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 17.3. The PEG is 1.71, P/S is 0.97 and the P/B is at 2.15. The P/cash is 59, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Orbital ATK, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.5, and the quick ratio is 2.3. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.78, and total debt/equity at 0.8.

In terms of margins, Orbital ATK, Inc. has a gross margin of 20.00%, an operating margin of 9.80% and a profit margin of 5.70%.Payout ratio for Orbital ATK, Inc. is 25.30%. Return on assets come to 4.70% with return on investment coming to 7.00%.

Insider ownership for Orbital ATK, Inc., is at 0.70% and institutional ownership comes to 86.00%. Outstanding shares are at 59.47. While shares float is 57.98. The float short is currently 3.25%, and short ratio is 2.68.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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